CRN Names Gemalto’s Ariane Seiferth to 2016 Women of the Channel List

Last updated: 18 May 2016

CRN Women of the Channel 2016We are proud to share CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ariane Seiferth, Distribution and National Partner Manager at Gemalto, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem.

Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Ariane has been a key contributor in Gemalto’s efforts to grow and promote our channel program. Her work with the channel has allowed the Gemalto team to develop relationships, create mindshare, and implement processes while increasing revenue with distribution partners.

Ariane works closely with the channel to develop 6 month targeted growth plans, build and maintain relationships within all departments, including executives at key distributors. She is consistently educating Gemalto’s sales organization on channel capabilities and the benefits of driving business through our partners.

In addition to education and enablement, Ariane has assisted with executing marketing plans to support Gemalto objectives in building awareness, mind share and target partners to generate pipeline. This includes training distributor sales, operations and sales support teams on product and processes.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements.” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

Congrats to Ariane! The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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